The volcano lies in an area near the Bolivian border that is sparsely inhabited but is one of northern Chile's most geologically active regions. Following "an increase in seismicity," the NationalGeology and Mining Service has raised the alert level for Lascar from yellow to orange ... It last erupted in 1993 ... � 2023 AFPCitation ... ....
“Copper is critical for the energy transition,” said Vicky Peacey, the mine’s project director ...There is an abundance of copper in Arizona, said Kray Luxbacher, head of the University of Arizona’s department of mining and geological engineering, but there are daunting legal hurdles to starting new mines or smelting plants.
Stelmine is a junior mining exploration company pioneering a new gold district (Caniapiscau) east of James Bay in the underexplored eastern part of the Opinaca metasedimentary basin where the geological context has similarities to the Eleonore mine ... to the Eleonore mine.
26) and two prized deposits – in Argentina and Nevada – LithiumAmericas is among the top 10 largest pure-play lithium mining companies in the world by market cap, according to a number of rankings ... Nevada is rich in minerals, including lithium, and is a mature mining jurisdiction ... “Nevada is a very good mining state,” Clarke said.
Our challenge is not geology — the U.S. has vast mineral resources — but policy. With one of the longest permitting processes in the world, mine permitting in the U.S. now takes an average of seven to 10 years — if approvals are issued at all ... .
Rios has a master's degree in Economic Geology and over twenty years of experience in exploration, mining development, and operations, specializing in Peru...The Company also announces that Michael Henrichsen, Chief Geological Officer, has resigned from his role and will remain a consultant to Coppernico.
The aim of the 900-meter NQ drill program is to test the potential for copper-gold mineralization similar to that present at the adjacent New AftonMine owned by New Gold Inc ...The New Afton Mine occupies the site of the historic Afton Open Pit Mine, which operated from 1977 to 1997... The mine is a block caving operation.
But a number of Vancouver companies are capitalizing on a “white gold” rush in South America as well as Nevada – a rush spurred by good geology, a mature mining jurisdiction, skyrocketing lithium prices, and American energy and domestic supply chain security policies ... “Nevada is a very good mining state,” Clarke said.
They purchased the project from Sumitomo Metal Mining Chile Ltda ... As a result, a new understanding of the geology and the structural controls has come to light ... A key example is the Candelaria mine in Chile, which is one of the largest copper mines in the world and also contains significant amounts of gold and silver.